Global Patent Index - EP 1012559 A1

EP 1012559 A1 2000-06-28 - METHOD AND MEANS FOR DETECTING CHEMICALS ON GROUND

Title (en)

METHOD AND MEANS FOR DETECTING CHEMICALS ON GROUND

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND MITTEL ZUM NACHWEIS VON CHEMIKALIEN AUF DEM BODEN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET MOYENS DE DETECTION DE PRODUITS CHIMIQUES SUR LE SOL

Publication

EP 1012559 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98905920 A

Priority

  • SE 9800300 W
  • SE 9700621 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9837398A1] The invention relates to a method and means for detecting chemical contaminants on the ground. A tracked or wheeled vehicle is driven on the ground in question and a sampling screen (2) arranged as a mudflap in connection with at least one track/wheel of the vehicle is thereby contaminated by particles (3) thrown up from the ground, and an air stream carrying substances evaporated from said particles is caused to flow from said sampling screen (2) through a conduit (6) via a detection unit (4) in the vehicle. The sampling screen (2) is preferably provided with a heating device (11) to enhance the evaporation of possible chemicals from said particles.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G01N 1/02; G01N 33/24

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G01N 1/02 (2006.01); G01N 1/00 (2006.01); G01N 33/00 (2006.01); G01N 33/24 (2006.01); G01V 9/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G01V 9/007 (2013.01); G01N 33/24 (2013.01); G01N 1/22 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9837398A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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EPO simple patent family

WO 9837398 A1 19980827; AT 358815 T 20070415; AU 6128298 A 19980909; AU 724411 B2 20000921; CA 2280188 A1 19980827; CA 2280188 C 20070109; DE 69837485 D1 20070516; DE 69837485 T2 20071213; EP 1012559 A1 20000628; EP 1012559 B1 20070404; JP 2001513195 A 20010828; NO 313898 B1 20021216; NO 994018 A 19990819; NO 994018 D0 19990819; NZ 337419 A 20001124; SE 511793 C2 19991129; SE 9700621 L 19980822; TR 9902038 T2 19991021; US 6116097 A 20000912

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